Marianne Vos (Rabonbank-Liv) looks set to return to cyclo-cross in two weeks time, when she makes her comeback at the Scheldecross in Antwerp.

The Dutch rider had put her cyclo-cross career on hold due to injury, but is now aiming to line up at up to ten races over the remainder of the season.

According to a statement on her team’s website: “With her guidance, she has compiled a balanced programme. The cross races fit into her training programme in preparation for the road season, but where possible, Vos wants to get some resounding results.”

The final race in her proposed schedule is the World Championships on 28 January in Luxembourg. Vos first won the World Championships as a

The planned programme for Vos is as follows:

17 December: Scheldecross, Antwerpen
23 December: Superprestige Diegem
26 December: World Cup Heusden-Zolder
29 December: Azencross, Loenhout
1 January: GP Sven Nys, Baal
4 January: Internationale Centrumcross, Surhuisterveen
8 January: National Championships, Sint-Michiels-Gestel
15 January: World Cup Rome
22 January: World Cup Hoogerheide
28 January: World Championships Bieles (Lux)


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